Preamble


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preamble

[′prē‚am·bəl]
(communications)
The portion of a commercial radio telegraph message that is sent first, containing the message number, office of origin, date, and other numerical data not part of the following message text.

Preamble

 

in law, the preliminary or introductory part of a legislative or other legal document or of a declaration or international agreement. The preamble usually consists of a concise explication of the purposes and tasks of the particular document and of the conditions, circumstances, and causes that led to its adoption. The preambles of international legal documents usually list the countries that are parties to the particular treaty or agreement.

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Keep existing adequate preamble language: Signatories can opt out of the MLI-prescribed language only if their tax treaties already contain adequate preamble language that covers the intent to "eliminate double taxation without creating opportunities for non-taxation or reduced taxation.
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significant attention was paid to language in the preamble concerning
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